AIA Review Debate Now Goes To Congress

Law360, New York (July 8, 2015, 7:48 PM EDT) -- While the full Federal Circuit decided Wednesday not to alter the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's claim construction standard for America Invents Act reviews, the hotly contested issue is far from settled, since a U.S. Supreme Court appeal is likely and Congress could soon change the rule itself.

In a sharply divided 6-5 vote, the Federal Circuit rejected Cuozzo Speed Technology LLC's petition for en banc rehearing of a February panel decision that invalidated its speedometer patent and blessed the PTAB's practice of construing claims in...
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